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Stafford/LBI Top Stories

May 29, 2022

STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Boys Golf team defeated Brick Memorial  164-170 on Wednesday, May 25. The victory secured the 2022 Shore Conference "A" South Championship.   

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - The last few weeks you may have noticed the Manahawkin Lake Park playground being transformed. If you have little ones, you also may have been asked about a hundred times when the park will open.  Well, good news! The park officially opened on Friday, May 27 at 2 p.m. with a ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - On Friday, May 27 at approximately 7:48 a.m., Barnegat High School's Student Resource Officer was alerted by a staff member that there may have been an altercation between students involving a stabbing. "The SRO along with additional Barnegat Police officers who immediately ...

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SURF CITY, NJ - Memorial Day Weekend is here and there's no better way to start your day than with some extraordinary service. Join Compassion Café Saturday morning from 8-11 a.m. for a special pop-up event at Society Beach in Surf City.  Grab your morning coffee, bagels, muffins and Compassion ...

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HOLMDEL - The Lady Rams of Southern Softball team scored a victory over St. John Vianny 9-1 in the quarterfinals of the Shore Conference Tournament. Sarah Lally went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run, had five RBI to lead Southern. Elizabeth Gosse struck out nine and walked one, gave up only two ...

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Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died. Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old. Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting ...

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STAFFORD -  The Southern Regional Boys Volleyball team boosted their record to 30-0 after defeating Manchester 2-0 in the NJSIAA South Jersey Quarterfinals on Thursday at Southern.  Southern is the No. 1 ranked team in New Jersey. They have only lost two games all season. Southern won 25-14 and ...

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STAFFORD — A Beach Haven police sergeant left his handgun unsecured, leaving it accessible to a minor which led to last week's incident in a Manahawkin Park, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday. Andrew Wahlberg, 50, of the Manahawkin section of Stafford, is charged with ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Boys Lacrosse team defeated Howell 12-4 on Wednesday afternoon at Southern. Southern is the top seed in the NJSIAA South Jersey Group IV tournament. Howell was the fifth seed.  Ryan Sininksy scored three goals and Tyler Sininsky made 14 saves to lead the Rams. Jake ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - With Memorial Day quickly arriving, the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are loving the current fishing action. The only big question is deciding what species to target. There are striped bass to be had in many bay waters, especially in the Great ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Girls Lacrosse team advanced with a 13-6 victory over Washington Township on Tuesday in the quarterfinal round of the South Jersey, Group 4 tournament. Delaney Falk scored a career high five goals for Southern.  Southern (16-3) advances to its first-ever ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - In Early May, local realtor, Marion Romano was honored for her generous personal donation to Family Promise of Southern Ocean County.  When Family Promise Giving Day 2022 came to a close, the organization thanked all their donors, supports and volunteers who help them make a ...

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LBI REGION - Breaker Zine was born in 2016, when co-creators, Dawn Simon and Peter Sullivan (also graphic designers and co-owners of Swing Graphics, LLC) felt inspired to make and share art in a new, unique way for our community.  "In 2016, we decided to put out the beta issue of Breaker, as a ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey didn't go up in the past 24 hours. But the price didn't go down, either. AAA says the average price of a gallon of unleaded in New Jersey is $4.77 on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The price is 12 cents higher than last week, 67 ...

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LBI Region, NJ - In time for summer and in response to concerns on rising prices this year, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has worked with stakeholders to introduce a free, mobile-exclusive savings passport to for residents and visitors. This pass shows the importance that small ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District Athletic Department honored its newly elected Class of 2021 Hall of Fame members.  The event took place on Saturday, May 21 in the High School Auditorium.  PIctured are the new recipients: Dylan Jinks, Jackson Fiel, Matt Valeriani, Jake Logue, ...

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MEDFORD - Sarah Lally hit a two-run homer in the top of the first and that is all Southern would need to upset third-seeded Lenape on Friday afternoon. The Rams won 2-1 in the quarterfinal round contest. Lally's blast would be sufficient as Elizabeth Gosse allowed  one earned run off three hits ...

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LAKEWOOD - On Friday, May 20 Stafford Police sent a contingent to represent the department at the 31st Ocean County Law Enforcement Memorial Service, held at the Ocean County Police Academy.  Stafford was led by Chief Thomas Dellane and the Stafford representation included the Stafford Township ...

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STAFFORD - Ryan Sininsky and Jack Kolbe each scored three goals to lead top-seeded Southern past eight-seeded Old Bridge 13-2 in the quarterfinals of South Jersey, Group 4 tournament on Saturday.  The Rams led by seven goals at halftime.  Zach Washco, Joey DeYoung, and Jake Washco also scored a ...

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STAFFORD - The 14th seeded Southern Regional Rams lost to the 22nd seed Donovan Catholic 3-2 in a Shore Conference Tournament contest on Friday.  Junior Rocco Scarpitti hit a tie-breaking, two-out, RBI single in the top of the fifth and junior right-hander Jason Basillicata closed the game out ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – As the prospect of offshore wind energy becomes more of a reality in the region, several groups throughout the state have expressed an interest in the project. At a networking meeting held earlier this week on Long Beach Island, the New Jersey Resource Project ...

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NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey. “The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous ...

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STAFFORD -  Rylee Johnson scored five goals and assisted on four others. Delaney Falk had four goals and one assist.  Morgan Muirhead had five saves, including the 100th of her career. The third-seeded Lady Rams easily defeated 14th-seeded Monroe 17-1. Southern will host sixth-seeded ...

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STAFFORD - Elizabeth Gosse struck out four and pitched a two-hit shutout to lead Southern to a 1-0 victory on Thursday. Southern is the fifth seeded team in the tournament.  Kylie Roberts went 2-for-2 with a double and Leah Morrin scored the winning run in the second inning.  Southern ...

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STAFFORD - New Jersey's top-ranked boy's volleyball team defeated Old Bridge 27-25 and 25-17 on Thursday afternoon at Southern. It was also Senior Night.  The Rams are 28-0 on the season.  Here is a picture of Coach Eric Maxwell and his seniors.      Old Bridge ...

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STAFFORD - Come on out on a projected warm Saturday evening into the air-conditioned confines of St. Mary's Parish Center and enjoy a night of live bands playing classic rock music.  This classic Bandfest includes area bands Black Zeppelin, Junkyard Dawgs, and Modern Rewind. The event ...

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STAFFORD - Southern's Jack Kolbe had four goals and three assists to lead Southern to a convincing first round victory over Toms River North in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament on Thursday. Jake Washco scored four-goals and Zach Washco had three goals for ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - The Stafford Township Police Department has announced that at approximately 7:14 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, Stafford Police was notified of a male subject wearing all black clothing and white shoes at the Ocean Acres Park, displaying a handgun. According to the press release, ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - This Saturday, May 21 from 12-4 p.m. head on over to the Beach Haven Moose Lodge, located at 120 Rt. 72 in Manahawkin, for a Spring Fling event to benefit local nonprofit, Hearts of Mercy.  There is no admission fee to attend. There will be BBQ, live music, drinks, games, ...

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